Some Billionaires Want To Give NYC a $170 Million Park In the Hudson

Last month, Mayor De Blasio announced a push to fund green spaces in New York's poor neighborhoods. This probably isn't exactly what he meant: Very wealthy power couple Barry Diller and Diane von Furstenberg have announced plans to fund a giant park in the Hudson River. » 11/17/14 1:17pm 11/17/14 1:17pm

Bill Gates Convinces 40 Billionaires to Give Away Half Their Fortunes

Our favorite charity-worker Bill Gates has successfully signed up 38 billionaires to give away half of their wealth to those less fortunate, in what could be the largest-scale philanthropic work ever. » 8/04/10 2:40pm 8/04/10 2:40pm

Google Co-Founder's Lessons In Cellphone Etiquette

Google's Larry Page gives us a lesson in cellphone faux pas by ignoring poor onetime movie mogul, Barry Diller, for a PDA. Actually, he doesn't just ignore the man, he flat-out lets him know that the gadget is more important. » 10/21/09 9:43pm 10/21/09 9:43pm